Jawa Group

Healthcare Assistant

Main purpose of job

  • To provide and maintain a high standard of person-centred care, enhancing and maximising the Patrons’ quality of life in a supportive and friendly environment.
  • To work closely and cooperatively with colleagues as a Team Member.

Main responsibilities

  • To maintain a high standard of care and comfort for Patrons, in line with their individual care plans.

Main duties

  • At the start of each shift, read the Communication Book for an update on what is happening in the home and share appropriate information with other members of staff.
  • Assist Patrons as necessary with all tasks of daily living including, mobility, dressing, bathing, toileting, nutrition and hydration.
  • Answer the nurse call, door and telephone promptly, courteously and efficiently.
  • Keep Patrons’ care plans updated, acting as keyworker for name Patrons. Electronically document care given, using QR codes, to keep an accurate record of Patrons’ wellbeing.
  • Report breakages/damage to Patrons’ personal items, company property and equipment as well as maintenance issues to management.
  • Assist Patrons with impaired mobility and other physical disabilities, including incontinence.
  • Help promote Patrons’ social activity within the Home and assist them to participate in chosen activities in the local community.

NB: This job description may be amended to reflect changing needs of the Service. This will be done in consultation with and agreed by the individuals concerned.

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